They have been brought about by its failure to reach distribution agreements with the four leading media groups in the country (StarLightMedia, Media Group Ukraine, 1+1 Media and Inter) and will see their channels excluded from its TV packages on a phased (group) basis next month.
Lanet’s new offer will consist of the packages Baza TV (150+ channels, UAH77 – €2.66 for 30 days), Prime TV (180 channels, UAH97 for 30 days) and Prime+ (180+ channels, UAH119 for 30 days).
It will, in addition, offer a social TV package named Promo package, consisting of over 100 information and entertainment-based Ukrainian channels, that will be available to both its cable and IPTV subscribers.
According to Lanet, its new paid-for packages will include some of best international TV channels.
There will be less advertising and the cost of the TV packages will be significantly lower than previously.